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Add 48/3 and 98/12

1st number: 16 0/3, 2nd number: 8 2/12

48/3 + 98/12 is 145/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    48/3 = 48 × 4/3 × 4 = 192/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    98/12 = 98 × 1/12 × 1 = 98/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    192/12 + 98/12 = 192 + 98/12 = 290/12
  5. 290/12 simplified gives 145/6
  6. So, 48/3 + 98/12 = 145/6
    In mixed form: 241/6

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